Gloss on Global Warming, Globalization, and Environmental Literary History

Gloss on Global Warming, Globalization, and Environmental Literary History

Still, all this might require imagining a methodology which, beyond marking positive connective relations between positive (visible) figures (Thoreau and Commandante Marcos), however far flung from each other, sees in “deep time” (the cue taken from Dimock’s work, below) the figure of erasure that any insurgent self-critical project of Euro-Atlantic modernity itself—such as a renovated ecocritical or any other criticism—must also face. We mustn’t forget, perhaps, that there is no properly “global scale” for comparison: “the globe” is a circumscriptive figure, in equal or greater measure as it is inclusive.

Publication date: 
2009-05-04
Author name: 
Brian Lennon: